Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Looting And Vandalism Continue In Philadelphia Following Police Shooting Man With A Knife

 Fox 29 News in Philadelphia reports on a second of rioting and looting following the police shooting of a man threatening the officers with a knife. 

PHILADELPHIAProtests and looting continued for a second night in Philadelphia following the deadly police-involved shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.

 

The Philadelphia Police Department increased presence across the city Tuesday and several hundred members of the Pennsylvania National Guard are being deployed.

SKYFOX flew over the scene as protesters clashed with police in West Philadelphia, while dozens of people in Port Richmond were seen looting multiple stores, including a Walmart and Foot Locker amid the unrest.

Philadelphia police said a large crowd of around 1,000 people are currently looting in the area of Castor and Aramingo. They advised residents to avoid the area. 

Police are also requesting that all residents in the 12, 16, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26th Districts remain indoors except when necessary. These areas are experiencing widespread demonstrations that have turned violent with looting.

 At least one officer was injured and taken to the hospital during the chaos.

You can read the rest of the piece and watch a video via the below link:

https://www.fox29.com/news/hundreds-of-protesters-march-throughout-philadelphia-following-walter-wallace-jr-shooting 

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